Facilitators of Kildare Youth Theatre and Griese Youth Theatre are leading online workshops for the young members of their groups. Acknowledging how stressful the situation may be for some young people, Griese Youth Theatre members are embracing guided meditation via Zoom
Kildare's Creative Ireland team are preparing for an online presentation of Cruinniu na nOg on Saturday June 13th, with children and young people working from their own homes to present work collectively through video, photography and live recordings
Follow Rua, the Library Reading Champion, on his travels around some of Kildare heritage sites and colour as you go. KCC has prepared a colouring book which features heritage sites in the County.
The Walled Towns of Ireland Childrens Booklet Discover the Walled Towns of Ireland in this booklet specially designed for primary school children. Find the towns, meet the people who lived there, do a word search, build your own Walled Town and do the quiz.
Art classes for children and adults with Florence and Milly.
Kildare Library staff have been producing and posting story time sessions for our social media platforms with daily events on the library Facebook page at 2pm and 2.30pm on the library Instagram page.
Kildare Library Service is collaborating with Riverbank Arts Centre in an online event with Sarah Crossan, Laureate na nÓg on National Poetry Day, April 30th. The event will take place on the Laureate na nÓg Instagram page.
As part of the STEAM programme Kildare Libraries have organised online Coding workshops for teens and a series of online environmental workshops for children for Biodiversity Week.
As part of the Toys, Technology and Training (TTT) Programme 2020, which supports children and adults with learning difficulties, disabilities or more significant needs, facilitators have been using mixed media to deliver their talks/ workshops via our social media platforms.
These include an informative session from Dyspraxia/ DCD Ireland on 'Primary School and Dyspraxia', Behavioural Therapy presentations by Audrey Cully on ASD and Visual Strategies & Self-Management. A Webinar series from CAINT speech and language therapy featuring an Introduction to language development, Prelinguistic skills, promoting play and language development. There will also be an upcoming talk on AHD by ADHD Ireland, and further online sessions on various topics to follow.